Listening aid equipment for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people

We provide an equipment service for Deaf and Hard of Hearing people living in Bristol, which is funded by Bristol City Council. We have a range of listening aid equipment, which can help keep you independent and more connected at home. This includes items such as amplified or flashing doorbells, amplified telephones and TV listening devices. Depending on eligibility*, some products are free of charge and others are available to buy.

If you know people who would benefit from our service and would like to share information with them, please click here to download a PDF of our Equipment Service leaflet.

If you are Deaf of Hard of Hearing, you may also be entitled to free equipment fitted by the fire service.  The fire service can provide:

  • Bellman’s smoke and carbon monoxide detectors – with vibrating pads
  • Fire Angel deaf alarms sets: smoke, heat and carbon monoxide 
  • Bedding sets: single, double and king-size sets of bedding; fitted sheets, duvet covers and pillowcases; flame retardant blankets
  • Lockable letter boxes
  • Flame retardant spray for carpets and furniture

Please ask us for more information.

Equipment Referrals

Click here to refer someone to our Equipment Service

Equipment Resource Room

We have a resource room where we provide information, demonstrations and expert advice on equipment for Deaf and Hard of Hearing People. Open Monday to Friday, 10.30am-1:00pm, we welcome people with any form of hearing loss as well as families, friends and professionals working in this field. 
If you would like to make an appointment to visit our resource room, please contact us.

* Eligibility is determined within the criteria as set between CfD and Bristol City Council

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What our clients say about us:

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…I was very satisfied with the service. The two staff were professional and easy to communicate with. They were able to explain everything clearly and quickly gave me the replacement equipment.

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Two exceptionally pleasant and helpful people – a pleasure to meet and my new doorbell is a great help. Thank you very much.